Subject 391-2-3 COASTAL MARSHLANDS PROTECTION
The meetings of the Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee, as established by O.C.G.A. 12-5-283, shall be held in a location in one of Georgia's coastal counties.
|(1)|| Findings and Purpose.
|(2)||Definitions used in this Rule.
|(3)||Procedure for Determining Project Boundaries. The applicant shall delineate the boundaries of the proposed project. Such boundaries shall be subject to review and validation by the staff of the Department of Natural Resources to ensure that the entire project is delineated. Such boundaries shall be included in the application proposed for consideration by the Committee. In this regard, the applicant shall submit documentation identifying all areas that are planned to be used in connection with the project which is delineated, to allow the Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee to verify the extent of the project.|
|(4)||Marshlands Buffers for Upland
Component of the Project.
|(5)||Stormwater Management Standards for
the Upland Component of the Project.
|(6)||Impervious Surface. Pervious surfaces shall be used to the maximum extent practicable, and total impervious area shall be minimized with the goal of achieving no more than 15% effective impervious cover where practicable taking into account existing structures that are part of the project and the available land area that is part of the upland component of the project.|
|(7)||Required Information. The Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee shall establish an application checklist to assist applicants. A copy of the application checklist may be obtained by contacting the Committee at its administrative headquarters: Coastal Resources Division, One Conservation Way, Suite 300, Brunswick, Georgia 31520, 912-264-7218.|
|(1)||Purpose. The purpose of these Rules is to implement the authority of the Board of Natural Resources to promulgate rules and regulations for permitting under and enforcement of the Coastal Marshlands Protection Act. This Chapter establishes standards and procedures to be applied by the Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee when reviewing applications for a permit to construct or modify a marina, commercial dock, or community dock on or over marshlands within the estuarine area of the state.|
|(2)||Definitions use d
in this Rule.
|(3)||Tier One Community Crab
|(4)||Tier Two Community Dock.
|(5)||Tier Three Community Dock or Commercial Dock.
|(7)|| Community Dock, Commercial
Dock, or Marina Modification.
|(1)||Purpose. The purpose of this rule is to establish the procedure pursuant to which the Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee will adjust the annual rental fee per acre for leasing state owned marshland and waterbottoms.|
Procedures for Adjusting Marina Lease Rate.
|(1)||Scope. The Rules in this Chapter will guide the Commissioner in considering requests for extensions of time to occupy a live-aboard under O.C.G.A. § 12-5-288(b) (8).|
|(2)||Definitions used in this
|(4)||Eligible Marina. No marina
may permit a live-aboard to moor at its dock facility for more than 90 days in
any calendar year unless the marina meets the following criteria:
|(6)||Extension Term. The Commissioner may grant extensions for up to one calendar year at a time, beginning January 1 and ending December 31. Extensions can be requested for additional years, subject to the same requirements.|
|(7)||Live-aboard and Marina Inspection. Live-aboard owners granted an extension and eligible marinas are subject to inspections by Department personnel to verify compliance with this rule.|
Termination of Extensions.